Type: Sport, 160 ft
FA: Jeff Baldwin
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Shared By: Perin Blanchard on Oct 31, 2010
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Access Issue: Private Land Owned by Teck Cominco Mining Co Details

Description

An excellent, long route through interesting (and sharp!) rock. A large dish midway up, just to the right of the line allows for a no-hands rest (and for clowning around).

At the midpoint rap anchors the rock gets a bit steeper, but good holds abound and in only one or two locations do you wish for slightly better feet.

Location

The left variation of the lines that start up the tall main face of The Watch Tower proper. There is a rectangular, slotted pocket below the first bolt, which can be gripped like a ladder rung. After the fourth bolt, head left (to the left of the bathtub dish in which grass grows).

Protection

Fourteen bolts (the guide says seventeen — I'm pretty sure I would have noticed an additional three bolts but I didn't see 'em). Bolted anchors.

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Jeremy Steck
Salt Lake City, UT
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Jeremy Steck   Salt Lake City, UT
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You need to use the mid anchors to get down unless you have an 80M rope. A 70M doesn't even get you close...I tried. Feb 16, 2015
C Miller
CA
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C Miller   CA  
  5.10a
Extremely sharp and unpleasant - there are much better routes in the area. May 16, 2017